Scrat: The Oscar Nominee

Finally, the acorn-obsessed squirrel from the “Ice Age” movies has hit the big time.

He’s the favorite to win an Oscar for Best Animated Short with “No Time for Nuts,” where a time machine has Scrat chasing acorns with hilarious results.

To get in the Oscar mood, catch “No Time for Nuts” on the FOX DVD, “Ice Age: The Meltdown.” For more information, visit